Returning to studies after absence
Previous students of Macquarie wishing to return to study may apply directly to the University, provided they meet the eligibility criteria set out below.
International students apply via Macquarie International.
Local students who do not meet the eligibility criteria will need to apply to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) where your qualifications will be re-assessed.
To be eligible to apply to return to Macquarie via this pathway you must meet the following criteria:
Students that have previously been excluded from Macquarie will need to meet additional requirements before being approved to return to studies. Returning to studies following exclusion.
*Tertiary studies include TAFE courses at Certificate IV or higher, but not secretarial or trade courses. If you are not sure whether your tertiary studies would affect your application please contact the admissions team by phone on +61 2 9850 6410 or by submitting an online enquiry via ask.mq.edu.au.
Applications for Session 2 2017 will open on the 18th April 2017. Closing date to be advised.
Confirm that your course is offered and check your major
Check the online handbook to find your course and ensure it is being offered in the year that you are returning to studies. If your course is no longer offered you can apply to return to a course that most closely matches your previous studies. See the online handbook for details of courses offered.
Please check whether your course requires the nomination of a major (if so it will be listed with the requirements in the handbook). Make sure that you have checked and selected an applicable major for the degree that you are returning to before applying.
Submit the on-line application form
|Applications for re-admission are made via the online form.|
Submit supporting documents where required
You must submit additional documentation if:
Please attach these documents to the relevant upload facilities within the online application form. If you cannot do so they can be submitted by email (instructions provided in the form).
Confirm your application has been received
|Following submission of your application you will receive an automated reply to confirm that we have received your online application. If you do not receive a reply you can request confirmation of receipt of your application via ask.mq.edu.au.|
Once we have received your application we will assess it to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
Applicants that have previously been excluded from studies at Macquarie must have their application and additional supporting documentation assessed by the ranking committee.
After your application has been assessed you will be emailed with an outcome including any offer and enrolment instructions.
Returning students are admitted to the current version of their course. In order to graduate you must meet any new requirements of your degree. To find any changes to the structure of your course visit the online handbook. To obtain advice regarding how these changes affect your enrolment please see an academic advisor.